Emergency and Trauma

Two emergency room locations in San Diego

Fast, efficient emergency care is available at both locations of Scripps Mercy Hospital. With our rapid assessment process, the average emergency room wait time is 30 minutes or less at both our San Diego and Chula Vista locations. Scripps is one of the first health systems in California to implement this new emergency department assessment system.

Why choose Scripps ER?

Both ER locations of Scripps Mercy Hospital offer:

  • Emergency medical care available 24-hours a day, seven days a week
  • Newly opened emergency and trauma center at our San Diego campus features private patient rooms, a department-dedicated CT scanner adjacent to the trauma room, a telemetry system to provide continuous wireless monitoring capabilities within the emergency department and a dedicated laboratory to quickly provide test results.
  • Emergency care for heart attacks as an American Heart Association certified STEMI receiving center. Learn more about heart care at Scripps.
  • Stroke care as a Joint Commission designated Primary Stroke Center.

The emergency room at Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego is a level I trauma center provides optimal care to trauma patient through an advanced network of care, which includes 24-hour access to our experienced trauma team.

Urgent Care

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Find more information about our urgent care locations.